[ModLib] Style 8 spine data configuration (T#3.4)

DAVID FARRAGUT ROHDE davidfrohde at hughes.net
Thu Feb 13 18:18:40 EST 2014


THANKS VERY MUCH, EVERYONE

What an outstanding network

David
On Feb 13, 2014, at 2:45 PM, Ron Holl wrote:

> Bill, that's great.  We can post them somewhere on modernlib.  I think it
> is an interesting piece of information.
> 
> 
> ron
> 
>> 
>> Ron,
>> I have 28 titles that are vertical on the book's spine in binding #8.
>> When I (re-)started collecting, I reinvented Mr. Toledano's numbering
>> system for spine types and assigned 8a to style 8s with a vertical
>> orientation so it was easy for me to count them.  (I have left that
>> numbering system in my inventory.)  They include Aphrodite, The
>> Autobiography of Cellini (150.3), The Unvanquished, The Consolation of
>> Philosophy, etc. and the Shakespeare titles.  It would take a while to
>> list them all but I can do it if you would like.
>> Bill
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com>
>> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
>> Sent: Thu, Feb 13, 2014 3:21 pm
>> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Style 8 spine data configuration  (T#3.4)
>> 
>> 
>> Hi David,
>> 
>> The Shakespeare series is rather unique in the 'sideways' (vertical)
>> printing on the spine for a #8 binding, if that is what you are referring
>> to.  I don't know of any other titles printed in that orientation, but
>> there may be.  The length can't be the only reason, if it factored in at
>> all.  Other long words/names were printed horizontally (normal) like:
>> 
>> Modern Library Dictionary
>> The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy  (and this is a relatively
>> thin book)
>> Rodgers & Hammerstein
>> 
>> And I've also seen words hyphenated (like Philosophical).
>> 
>> It's a good question... can anyone think of another title written sideways
>> on a #8 spine?
>> 
>> 
>> ron
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> First of all, I certainly do appreciate all of the diverse questions,
>>> clarifications, etc. that I receive.  Thanks to all.
>>> 
>>> I have a question, and while I am asking it, I feel that the answer is
>>> simply that the title fits better perpendicular to the Kent log in the
>>> "block", vice in parallel.
>>> 
>>> 	REF:		THE HISTORIES OF SHAKESPEARE, VOLUME ONE, DJ REFLECTS 371
>>> OUTSTANDING BOOKS.
>>> 
>>> 				T#3.4	Style 8
>>> 
>>> 	All of my other ML's of Style 8, have the Title parallel to the Kent
>>> logo.
>>> 
>>> I full well realize that there are so many variables, and of course I am
>>> enjoying cataloguing them as I find them, but am just curious  - is this
>>> configuration  one of many,
>>> and was formatted according for space or what.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thank very much
>>> 
>>> A ML embryonic but learning fast collector
>>> 
>>> 
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